Xfinity Home Security

Updated Oct 13, 2020
1 min read
Protect your family and home with Xfinity’s modern home security solutions.

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Professional installation for Xfinity is unavailable at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

★ Xfinity’s Response to COVID-19: While our techs are eager to help customers in their homes again, we must remain cautious. We are creating new ways to service our customers remotely, sometimes from a truck outside or just on the porch. Decisions will be made by our local teams regarding expanded support as conditions allow. Visit xfinity.com/appointment-prepare to see how appointments are being handled in your area. Read more

What Sets Xfinity Apart?

An Xfinity home security system combines high-quality technology with professional monitoring and adds a few extra perks, such as the ability to view live camera footage on your TV with a voice command. Xfinity home security equipment integrates with other smart home devices and offers cutting-edge features, such as security cameras with artificial intelligence.

Choose from two equipment packages or create your own custom bundle, and pay for it all at once or over a 24-month period. Then, choose either the $40- or $50-per-month monitoring plan. If you’re already an Xfinity customer, you can bundle your home security with Xfinity internet, cable and/or phone for a discount.

Note that Xfinity home security may not be available in all areas of the U.S.

Pros

  • Watch camera footage on TV
  • Equipment financing option
  • Artificial intelligence built-into the Xfinity security camera

Cons

  • Monitoring is on the expensive end
  • Installation fee required
  • No range of smart devices available for purchase
  • Base Home System

    Starting at
    $15/mo

    Our Take

    If you’re only looking for basic home security, choose the Xfinity Base Home System. This package comes with the essentials you’ll need for motion detection as well as access to the Xfinity Home mobile app for arming/disarming and alerts. The Xfinity Base Home System retails for $360.00 or can be financed for $15.00/mo. in 24 monthly installments.

    Package Features

    • 1 touchscreen controller
    • 3 door/window sensors
    • 1 pet-friendly motion sensor
    • 1 yard sign
    • Battery & cellular backup
    • Xfinity Home app
  • Complete Home System

    Starting at
    $20/mo

    Our Take

    If you’re looking for access to video surveillance, the Xfinity Complete Home System includes a dual indoor/outdoor security camera and a wireless keypad. The Xfinity camera features HD video and access to a live feed, allowing you to monitor from anywhere. The Xfinity Complete Home System retails for $480.00 or can be financed for $20.00/mo. In 24 monthly installments.

    Package Features

    • 1 touchscreen controller
    • 1 wireless keypad
    • 5 door/window sensors
    • 1 pet-friendly motion sensor (up to 50 feet, ignores pets up to 85 pounds)
    • 1 HD indoor/outdoor Xfinity camera
    • 1 yard sign
    • Battery & cellular backup

Top 3 Xfinity Features

  • HD video surveillance

    With Xfinity, you’ll be able to see what’s happening from your security camera on your smartphone using the mobile app. You’ll also be able to see live footage on your TV with Xfinity services and your X1 Voice Remote. 

  • Built-in camera artificial intelligence

    Xfinity’s camera is built with artificial intelligence to easily detect people, pets and cars. Continuous video recording (CVR) is also available. The camera is easy to self-install, and works both indoors and indoors. 

  • Interest-free payments

    Xfinity offers interest-free financing so you can pay for your home security equipment over time. You’ll have the option to pay in 24 payments or make a one-time payment for all the equipment you need. 

Xfinity Security Equipment and Features

  • Xfinity Wireless Keypad

    With the Xfinity wireless keypad, you’ll be able to easily arm and disarm your Xfinity home security system in your home. You can also check your security system’s status and contact the local authorities in the event of an emergency.

  • Xfinity Motion Sensor

    The Xfinity motion sensor is pet-friendly to accommodate your furry friend. This sensor will ignore pets up to 85 pounds, and it’s motion detection will cover areas up to 50-feet. When activity is detected, the motion sensor can also trigger your lights and video capture if there are cameras in your home.

  • Xfinity Security Camera

    Made for use inside or outside your home, the Xfinity home security camera features clear, HD video. You’ll be able to view a live video feed at any time and anywhere with the Xfinity Home mobile app.

  • Zen Thermostat™

    Featuring an LED touch display, the Zen Thermostat will allow you to create schedules for heating and cooling. The Zen Thermostat™ could also help you save on your energy bill with scheduling.

Base Home System

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Complete Home System

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Equipment cost starts at
$360.00$480.00
24/7 professional monitoring
YesYes
Pro. monitoring starts at
$40/mo.$40/mo.
Motion detection
YesYes
Additional keypad
NoYes
Video surveillance
NoYes
Video monitoring
N/AAvailable with Home Security Plus Plan

Xfinity Home Security Cost

Xfinity package pricing starts at $360 for the Base Home System package or $480 for the Complete Home System (and both options can be financed over 24 months). Professional monitoring for Xfinity home security costs $40 per month for the Home Security Plan or $50 per month for the Home Security Plus Plan and does not require a contract. You can add equipment to your system at a reasonable cost. The AI security camera costs $120, which is standard across the industry. Xfinity also offers smart plugs for $50 and smoke detectors for $70. 

Xfinity Guarantees & Warranties

Your Xfinity home security service comes with a 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee to issue a refund for up to $500 if you’re not satisfied over the first 30 days. Currently, Xfinity doesn’t have any other warranties or guarantees available. 

Conclusion

An Xfinity home security system represents an excellent option for those looking to finance their equipment interest-free and have it professionally installed. However, the relatively low upfront Xfinity home security cost is tempered by the relatively high monthly monitoring fees. Still, paying for professional monitoring from a well-established company like Xfinity is worthwhile, especially for existing Xfinity customers who can bundle their home services to get a better deal.

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Jalesa Campbell

Jalesa is one of Safety.com's staff experts on home security, natural disasters, public safety, and family safety. She's been featured on Today.com and elsewhere.

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